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The Kansas Supreme Court
301 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507

Office of Judicial Administration
Fax:  785.296.7076
Email: info@kscourts.org

Appellate Clerk's Office
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org

Representing yourself

Representing yourself in a legal proceeding is not an easy decision. This section outlines the things you should consider when making that decision.

Should I represent myself?
Ask yourself these questions to decide whether self-representation is best for you. Includes topics such as your ability to do legal research, live with mistakes, remain calm and speak easily in front of strangers and more.

Things to know if I represent myself?
Basic responsibilities include following the same standards as a lawyer, understanding the legal process and more.

General tips for representing yourself
Here are tips for organizing your records, preparing your forms, getting ready for court and more.